Elton John brings a wildly eclectic set of collaborators together for The Lockdown Sessions. It’s pure 21st-century pop, spiked with John’s vocals and piano.
Complete and Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul, released 55 years ago this month, remains a landmark of American soul music.
Elton John revisited his past to record the acclaimed Songs from the West Coast in 2001. The album began a late-career revival that continues to this day.
Velvet Starlings plug in, rave-up, and get out quickly on their organ-drenched debut album, Technicolour Shakedown. Rock ‘n’ roll will live to see another day.
Come to the new ten-disc DVD Austin City Limits celebration for Reba, Toby, Dolly, Loretta, or whoever your favorite is, but stay for Willie in 1974.
Forty years later, Debbie Harry’s blend of Blondie and Chic remains a flawed but beguiling experiment that paved the way for Let’s Dance and Like a Virgin.
Sure, you can celebrate Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday with one of his classic albums, but why not try one of these other sides of Robert Allen Zimmerman instead?